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Auburn in DeKalb County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Auburn Automobile Company

 
 
Auburn Automobile Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, March 24, 2012
1. Auburn Automobile Company Marker
Inscription.  Auburn Automobile Company (1900-1937) Art Deco Style Administration building, built 1929-1930. Housed departments of Cord Corporation, manufacturer of Auburn, Cord, and Duesenberg automobiles. Became Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg Museum, 1974; listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1978.
 
Erected 1992 by Indiana Historical Bureau. (Marker Number 17.1992.1.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable PlacesRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series list.
 
Location. 41° 21.364′ N, 85° 3.445′ W. Marker is in Auburn, Indiana, in DeKalb County. Marker is at the intersection of Wayne Street and Gordon M. Buehrig Place, on the left when traveling south on Wayne Street. Located on the North/West corner of the Auburn Museum in Auburn, Indiana. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1600 South Wayne Street, Auburn IN 46706, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "It All Started Here" (about 300 feet away, measured
Obverse Side - - Auburn Automobile Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, March 24, 2012
2. Obverse Side - - Auburn Automobile Company Marker
in a direct line); William Jacob Cuppy (approx. 0.6 miles away); DeKalb County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Site Of Wesley Park's Home (approx. 0.8 miles away); Creek Chub Bait Company (approx. 4.1 miles away); First Settlement in DeKalb County Indiana 1828 (approx. 8.7 miles away); Spencerville Covered Bridge (approx. 9.1 miles away); Huntertown, Indiana (approx. 10.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Auburn.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  "Ultimate Autos - Duesenberg" ::. (Submitted on July 2, 2012, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
 
Auburn Automobile Company Museum Building -and- Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, March 24, 2012
3. Auburn Automobile Company Museum Building -and- Marker
Front of Auburn Automobile Company Museum image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, March 24, 2012
4. Front of Auburn Automobile Company Museum
South End - - Auburn Automobile Company Museum image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, March 24, 2012
5. South End - - Auburn Automobile Company Museum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 27, 2012, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 888 times since then and 143 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 27, 2012, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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